Prerna Jain

Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University Tamilnadu, Chennai, India


  • Research   
    Parents View Regarding Various Influencing Factors on Child Behavior in the Dental Clinic
    Author(s): Prerna Jain and Deepa Gurunathan*

    Paediatric dentists promote the dental health status of children and also provide health educational information and knowledge for parents. Parents’ oral health knowledge and good care practices are important in preventing premature loss of primary teeth and can effectively reduce the risk of future decay in permanent teeth. A cross-sectional study was conducted among parents who bring their children to dental clinics in Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai. Parents completed a close-ended questionnaire within the treatment hours (72 parents). The questionnaire is divided into 4 separate categories. The questionnaire assessed parental views on the following 4parameters: dentist, dental clinical settings, dental treatments and child related factors. The data collected will be analyzed using descriptive statistics. This study shows that there are various influencing fact.. Read More»

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